Housebuilder Inland Homes has secured three new brownfield sites in Barking and Dagenham with a combined potential for over 1,650 new homes.
New office construction in central London has declined by half in six months, as occupier demand weakens, according to Deloitte.
Nexus Planning has secured Committee resolution to grant for Randalls Way, the first build-to-rent development in Mole Valley.
Plans have been submitted to Camden Council for Oriel, a brand new centre for eye care, research and education in Camden.
Weston Homes has said it will fight Robert Jenrick’s decision to refuse planning permission for the £271m Anglia Square redevelopment in Norwich.
Development consent has been granted to construct a new section of dual carriageway on the A303 Stonehenge.
In October 58,963 planning applications were submitted, an increase of 23% compared to the previous year, according to the latest report from the Planning Portal.
Alex Tosetti, chief commercial officer of VU.CITY, explores how technology can transform the planning process.
Gateshead Council has approved plans for the development of a £260m arena-led regeneration scheme which will see the creation of around 2,000 new jobs.
One in three housebuilders want the ‘broken’ planning system fixed to boost construction activity, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) in response to the government’s consultation on the Planning White Paper.
Here, Graeme Cooke, commercial director at DEF highlights some of the lessons planning customers have shared that might be useful for planning departments to help streamline their own processes in order to support a boost in the industry post-Covid-19.
Bob Blackman MP, chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Building Communities, discusses its latest report, Productive Placemaking.
Antony Pollard, head of economics at Turley, discusses the debate around the changes to the Standard Method in calculating housing need, and whether those changes square with the government’s levelling-up agenda.
After speaking at the Westminster Briefing event on Planning Policy Reforms Under the New Government, Institute of Economic Development director Stuart Hardisty looks at where the recent and proposed reforms to the planning system will take us.
The Environment Bill, which is currently going through parliament, will introduce a requirement for biodiversity net gain as a condition of planning permission in England. Aidan Thomson, partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, examines the bill’s provisions and what they could mean for developers.
Holistically planned new communities have the opportunity to become exemplars of sustainable travel but this will be an opportunity missed without commitment and investment from the outset, argues Katy Lock, director – communities at the Town & Country Planning Association.
Recent research suggests 40% of homes granted planning permission in England go unbuilt. Katy Klingopulos of BDB Pitmans examines land banking, the changing nature of development and how we can tackle the housing shortage.
Cambridge Investment Partnership (CIP) has submitted a revised planning application to South Cambridgeshire District Council for the mixed-use development, Parcel L2, Orchard Park after working with Mole architects.
Wide-ranging government proposals would result in a concerning reduction in the level of scrutiny planning applications receive from local councils and the people they represent, says Lord German OBE of the cross-party Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee.
Property industry experts have called for the government to prioritise data standardisation, collaboration and community engagement in planning system reforms.
Developer Argent Related and Barnet Council have unveiled its vision for the £5bn Brent Cross Town development.
Construction Innovation Hub’s consultation has signalled its support for a transformed approach to quality planning, but recognises this will require a significant change within the sector.
Plans for a new Council headquarters building containing an Arts Centre, central ‘hub’ and library has been approved Falkirk Council.
Alex Yedigaroff, head of transformation at dxw, looks at the importance of local plans for community engagement in the face of the planning system overhaul.
Regeneration specialist, U+I is set to transform unused land in Kent into a new green business community centred on sustainability and wellbeing.
Nottingham City Council has approved plans for the first phase of the city’s ‘biggest regeneration scheme’, the £650m Island Quarter development.